Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. He grew-up there in a shotgun shack that his father, Vernon, built.
Memphis has long been a center of medical care and training in the Mid-South.
On July 14, 1938, photographer Marion Post Wolcott was offered a job with the Farm Securities Administration.
Blair T. Hunt (1888-1978) is a name every Memphian should know.
The Gayoso House, the first luxury hotel in Memphis, was built in 1842, when the city was barely twenty years old.